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Police take 26 hours to defuse WWII bomb found in Wan Chai

About 1,300 people were evacuated from an area in Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island while police bomb-disposal experts worked for 26 hours to make a World War II bomb safe. The bomb, which weighed around 1,000 pounds or 450 kilograms, was discovered by workers on Saturday morning at the Shatin to Central rail link construction […]

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